Certain Social, Behavioral Factors Associated With Diabetes and Hypertension Onset
Select behavioral and social risk factors were correlated with early onset of hypertension and diabetes, a prospective cohort study found. Source: Certain Social, Behavioral Factors Read more
Concussion and Dementia: Do Statins Help?
Statins were tied to a lower rate of dementia among older adults who experienced a concussion, according to an observational study involving nearly 30,000 people. Source: Concussion and Read more
T2D Predicts Progression in NAFLD/NASH
Type 2 diabetes was found to be a strong independent predictor of life-threatening liver outcomes in patients diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its more advanced form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to an analysis of a large European database. Source: T2D Predicts Progression in Read more
Exercise should be emphasized in patients with dyslipidemia
Given all of the recent guidelines on physical activity and CVD prevention, health care providers should focus on recommending exercise for patients with dyslipidemia to decrease their LDL, Read more
Unapproved Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Dietary Supplements Associated With FDA Warnings
This quality improvement study examines trends across adulterated dietary supplements, containing unapproved ingredients, associated with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warnings. Read more
Association Among Dietary Supplement Use, Nutrient Intake, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults: A Cohort Study
The health benefits and risks of dietary supplement use are controversial. Source: Association Among Dietary Supplement Use, Nutrient Intake, and Mortality Among U.S. Adults: A Cohort Read more
Cooking classes improve diet adherence, quality of life in celiac
A series of cooking courses helped patients with celiac disease improve adherence to a gluten-free diet and their quality of life, according to data from a pilot study presented at Digestive Disease Week. Source: Cooking classes improve diet adherence, quality of life in Read more
Certain Social, Behavioral Factors Associated With Diabetes and Hypertension Onset
Education and exercise may determine early start of diabetes and hypertension Source: Certain Social, Behavioral Factors Associated With Diabetes and Hypertension Read more
Diabetes self-management strategies decreased fall-risk, injuries in patients with CKD
Engaging in regular self-management of diabetes may decrease the risk for both falls and fall-related injuries in patients with diabetes and CKD, according to a poster presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings. Source: Diabetes self-management strategies decreased fall-risk, injuries in patients with Read more
Second-Line Diabetes Drugs and Cardiovascular Risks
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes. Metformin is used widely as first-line therapy and may have cardiovascular benefits, but if patients can’t tolerate metformin or don’t achieve adequate glycemic control with it, there’s no consensus about second-line treatment. Source: Second-Line Diabetes Drugs and Cardiovascular Read more